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Flash Floods And Landslides Hit Indonesia And East Timor

Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia and neighboring East Timor have left dozens of people dead and missing and displaced thousands.

April 05, 2021

A collapsed retaining wall sits along the banks of a flooded river in Dili, East Timor. Several disasters brought on by severe weather in eastern Indonesia and neighboring East Timor have left a number of people dead or missing.

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A man inspects a road destroyed after a flood in Dili, East Timor.

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People stand amid rocks and debris as they inspect the damage at a flood-affected village in Ile Ape on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. Rescuers in remote eastern Indonesia were digging through the debris of a landslide Tuesday in search of people believed to be buried in one of several disasters brought on by severe weather in the Southeast Asian nation and neighboring East Timor.

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In this image made from video, soldiers and police officers assist residents to cross a flooded road in Malaka Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have left dozens of people dead and missing and displaced thousands, the country's disaster relief agency said Monday.

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People inspect buildings damaged by a flood in Dili, East Timor.

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A man inspects buildings damaged by a flood in Dili, East Timor.

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A damaged vehicle sits in the flood water in Ile Ape, on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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People walk amid debris at a village affected by flood in Ile Ape, on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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People carry a man injured during a flood in Ile Ape, on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia

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Flood survivors receive medical treatment at a hospital on Lembata Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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People wade through flood waters in Dili, East Timor.

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A woman with her children carries their belongings as they walk after crossing a flooded road in Malaka Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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Residents wait for help to cross a flooded road in Malaka Tengah, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

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